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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Ernie R. Lang Filed: December 27, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Ernie R. Lang

#2140290  Wagoner  Cas. Det. #791  Dem. Group. Last Ass'gnd (313 Engrs.)



THE UNITED STATES ARMY, as a Testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service, is herby HONORABLY DISCHARGED from the military service of the UNITED STATES by reason of    Tel. W. D. Nov. 15-'18,  and letters A. G. A. Nov. 30-'18


Said    Ernie R. Lang was born in    North McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21     years of age

and by occupation a   Locomotive Fireman

He had  Brown  eyes,  Brown  hair,   Ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   7 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    16th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Sig. Cps U. S. A.  





Name    Ernie R. Lang Grade   Wagoner
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 18th     1919, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Never been

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not rated

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Defensive-- center sector, Nov. 9th, 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Locomotive Fireman

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   Oct. 17-'18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Oct. 17-'18  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 or 45, 1914

Entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. Aug 16th, 1918.   Returned June 6th, 1919
  (Signature of Soldier) Ernie R. Lang
    Eugene Carey
    1st Lieut. 313 Engrs.
    Commanding  Hq. Co. 313 Engrs.


~ source: Clayton County, Iowa Discharges. LDS microfilm #1516914 Item #6

~transcribed by Constance Diamond